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Is There A Cure For Pml

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PML

Posted by Anonymous
Hi...my name is austin from vancouver canada and my sister has hiv/pml/jc virus and is in latter stages of progression...will share stories and knowledge of progression and observation and will accept any info as to arresting progression/cures/ideas... Read more »

Courtney's Story of PML YouTube

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PML..What is it...Google it....Courtney's Story of PML

When PML claimed my daughter Courtney's life, I began my personal quest to raise Worldwide Awareness! I thought to myself, how can one person could possibly accomplish such a huge task? That's... Read more »

PML - HEARD OF IT ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My partner is dying from PML & I am looking to get in touch with others who may be in or have been in this horrible situation. Or if anyone knows of any PML support groups.

Thanks

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PML

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEED OPTIONS FOR TREATMENT PML HIV NEGATIVE PJM61559@AOL.COM

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PML

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know have any information on PML? Is is a death sentence? Read more »
Ask the Experts

PML - What can we do?

My Father has been diagnosed with PML since 3-8-99. He has no known immuno-deficiencies. No cancer, no HIV, no anything. Every doctor we see says the same thing, "No known cure". We haven't tried any treatments and the MRI's...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
PML would be unusual in a patient with a normal immune system. Has your father seen an Infectious Disease specialist, particularly one experienced in treating patients with PML (these are usually HIV/AIDS doctors)? There are no established... Read more »

is there any chance to stay alive with pml..

HI DR.YOUNG,IAM POSTING THIS FROM INDIA,ONE OF MY UNCLE HAS RECENTLY DIAGNOISED WITH PML OF JC VIRUS,HE IS TAKING RVD SINCE 10 YEARS, HE WAS VERY WELL TILLBY 10 YEARS,SUDDENLY HE GOT HEAD CONCIOUS IN LAST NOVEMBER 2013,RIGHT NOW HE IS IN HOSPITAL,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting from India.PML can be very serious, especially in the pre-treatment era of HIV. If I understand your post correctly, your uncle is now on treatment for his HIV. If he's able to take these medications and suppress... Read more »

jc virus of pml in rvd patient

hello DR.KEITH,my uncle had diagnoised jc virus of pml.in november3rd 2013..nd he is taking RVD medication since 10 years,he was well for 10 years ,suddenly he got mild head conciousness when he was playing badminton...then he went to dr, and they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
JC virus infection of the brain, known is progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PM), is one of the most serious AIDS related infection. In the pre-HAART era the outcome was bleak. In the treatment era the outcome is more variable. If the HIV... Read more »

PML of the brain (PML, 2009)

My best friend just started having seizures about 5 months ago, the first time, he was taken by ambulance to the ER and because he had smoked marijuana (with a written doctors recomendation in the state of California) the ER doc dismissed anything...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Patrick in Redding,I'm stunned that an ER physician would so readily dismiss an AIDS patient that had a seizure!!!! A very thorough evaluation was warranted. Assuming it was caused by smoking medical marijuana demonstrates very poor... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

What Is PML? How Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy is a... Read more »
Project Inform

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Fact Sheet

What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose PML? How Do You Treat PML? Potent Anti-HIV Therapy Cytosine Arabinoside (Ara-C) Experimental Treatments Commentary The Bottom Line PML is a rare AIDS-related condition of the brain, caused by the... Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

Tell Your Representative to Support Cure for AIDS Act!

On July 25, Congressman James Himes (D-CT) introduced the Cure for AIDS Act of 2012 (H.R.6187). The bill, which was co-sponsored by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), would direct an additional $100 million to research specifically aimed at finding... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Danish Researchers Issue Statement: "We Are Not on the Brink of an HIV Cure"

Over the past several weeks some media outlets have grossly misinterpreted press releases and results from a clinical trial that occurred in Denmark. These media claimed that a team of Danish scientists stated that an HIV cure was imminent.... Read more »